The former Kazakh bank chairman was once one of the world's richest men, is now the subject of the biggest UK fraud case in history
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Sunday 01 January 2012
Andy Murray has always had a reputation for unpredictability and the 24-year-old Scot yesterday sprang the biggest surprise of the tennis off-season by naming Ivan Lendl as his new coach.
Thursday 29 December 2011
Behind the President's PR effort, unrest is being crushed. Joanna Lillis meets the victims of the violence
Saturday 24 December 2011
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Russian, an American and a Dutchman docked at the International Space Station yesterday, restoring the permanent crew to six members for the first time since September.
Monday 19 December 2011
At least 14 people have been shot dead in clashes in Kazakhstan, after protests by striking oil workers turned violent this weekend.
Saturday 17 December 2011
Ten people were killed in clashes between sacked oil workers and police in western Kazakhstan yesterday.
Saturday 17 December 2011
The heaviest interplanetary spacecraft ever launched is about to become one of the most dangerous man-made objects to fall from space when it crashes to the ground early in the new year.
Thursday 08 December 2011
A London-based PR firm claimed it was planning to orchestrate a campaign by Kazakh children against the pop singer Sting after he withdrew from a performance in the country, The Independent can reveal.
Thursday 01 December 2011
Severstal, Russia's biggest steel maker, is set to spin off its Nord Gold unit and could list the standalone business in London, less than a year after being forced to pull a planned $1.5bn (£968m) public offering. A London listing for Nord Gold would raise the profile of the gold unit and allow it direct access to funding.
Wednesday 23 November 2011
Three crew inside a Russian Soyuz capsule parachuted safely back to Earth yesterday after nearly six months on the International Space Station.
Monday 14 November 2011
A Russian spacecraft carrying an American and two Russians blasted off today from the snow-covered Kazakh steppes in a faultless launch that eased anxiety about the future of US and Russian space programmes.
Thursday 10 November 2011
Scientists have just three days to fix the problem before the craft's batteries run out
Thursday 25 August 2011
Russian authorities are using helicopters to search for the wreckage of an unmanned supply ship that crashed and exploded in a forest in Siberia.
Thursday 18 August 2011
City analysts warned that the Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC) had become a "no-go" for investors worried about corporate governance issues yesterday as the Kazakh miner sought to reassure the market by saying that its widely-watched boardroom review was "well under way".
Saturday 30 July 2011
Forty-five years ago today, on a sunny afternoon in north London, West Germany were overcome 4-2 at Wembley.
Wednesday 13 July 2011
Two foreign embassies have finally paid thousands of pounds in outstanding parking fines incurred by their diplomats in central London, it was announced today.
Board creates magnetic field to achieve lift
Singer says the track was 'force-fed down people's throats'
Endangered species spotted in a creek in the Qinling mountains
Company says data is only collected under 'temporary' identities that are discarded every 15 minutes
Trend which requires crisps, a fork and a strong stomach is sweeping Mexico's streets
George Lucas criticises the major Hollywood film studios
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
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